Our ales

Where it is brewed?

The brewing of Brakspear Bitter (as it was known back then) was moved to the Wychwood brewery (owned by Marston’s) in Witney, West Oxfordshire. After a major refurbishment at the Wychwood brewery, much of the original brewing equipment from the Henley brewery was moved to Witney. To this day Brakspear Gravity (as it’s now known) is still brewed using the famous Henley ‘Double-Drop’ fermentation system in six original, handcrafted copper fermenting vessels. The rest of our ale range is also brewed at the Wychwood brewery too.

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Brakspear Gravity - 3.4%

The ale formerly known as Brakspear Bitter is brewed in Witney, Oxfordshire, using the famous Henley ‘ double-drop ’ fermentation system in Victorian copper fermentation vessels from the original Henley brewery. This amber ale has a crystal malt and a well-hopped bitterness in taste, which transforms into a bitter-sweet and fruity finish with a good fruit, hop and malt nose. A superb session beer that is ideal with foods such as fine English cheeses, Ploughman’s, and fish and chips.

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Brakspear Oxford Gold - 4.0%

Oxford Gold has a citrusy flavour with a fresh and zesty fruity finish. This pale ale has a gold, glittery glisten with crystal malts to enhance the body of the beer. The fresh aroma is contributed by a selective blend of Fuggles, Goldings and Styrian hops. Oxford Gold is the perfect accompaniment for fish, chicken and salad dishes.

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Brakspear Jericho Pale Ale - 3.8%

Inspired by the vibrant district of Oxford, Jericho is a crisp rye ale brewed with Pale and Golden Naked Oats to give smooth refreshing pint. Golding and First Gold hops compliment the infusion of flora from a summer meadow producing a subtly herbal, aromatic beer.

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Brakspear Queen Bee - 4.2%

Brewed in honour of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, we give you a zesty, golden ale fit for royalty. Our obsession with bees stems from Nicholas Breakspear (a distant relative) who was the only ever English Pope back in 1154 and his papal symbol was a bee. We’re donating 10p from every pint sold to support Britain’s bees too.

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Brakspear Hooray Henley - 4.2%

Hooray Henley is back by popular deman in June 2022 to celebrate the Henley Royal Regatta. The perfect salute to all that is good about Henley on Thames and a fine way to toast the famous Regatta too. This gloriously zesty blonde beer releases tangy citrus and grapefruit overtones. Light straw in colour with a vibrant citrus hop aroma.

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Brakspear Oh Bee Joyful - 4.3%

Enjoy Brakspear’s Oh Be Joyful during December. Guaranteed to get you feeling festive, or at least make you feel better after the Christmas shopping, this rich fruity spiced ale is dark and complex with a warming finish.

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